Ethics in Business

posted 15 May 2019, 13:27 by harp guy

India's shame-based culture needs to be changed to a guilt-based culture by including ethics courses  in education curriculums

India's banking crisis

posted 28 Apr 2019, 22:31 by harp guy

Banks have written off billions in bad loans. is this necessary and who pays for it?

India's GDP growth: facts & fiction

posted 23 Apr 2019, 00:33 by harp guy

is the Indian economy really growing at 7.2%? What does the growth in input factors show?

Independent Directors at Risk

posted 15 Apr 2019, 13:15 by harp guy   [ updated 15 Apr 2019, 13:16 ]

Should independent directors be held responsible for the financial failure of a company?

Bank Executive Compensation and Risk-Taking

posted 29 Mar 2019, 12:43 by harp guy

RBI's new rules on bank executive compensation fail to address the unique problem that haunts the Indian banking sector: fraud, political cronyism and patronage.

Contradictory moves in interest rates

posted 5 Mar 2019, 05:28 by harp guy

Raising returns on India's largest pension plan at a time the central bank is lowering rates appears politically motivated 

The Jet Airways saga

posted 26 Feb 2019, 08:03 by harp guy

The move by banks to convert their debt in Jet Airways to equity may not change the quality of its assets.  Was there pressure to make this deal?

Regulating cryptocurrencies

posted 17 Feb 2019, 08:49 by harp guy

The recent death of the CEO of a cryptocurrency exchange, who did not leave behind the passwords to the storage of over $ 145 million in cryptocurrencies, has renewed calls for regulating virtual currencies. 

Abolish the Angel Investor Tax

posted 17 Feb 2019, 08:46 by harp guy

The tax on angel investments is an abomination and a sign of India's outdated tax policy. It makes no accounting or economic sense and hurts the fledgeling startup ecosystem.  

India's Bankruptcy Law

posted 9 Feb 2019, 05:33 by harp guy

Though the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is a welcome step in the development of modern bankruptcy laws, it gives more power to creditors than debtors.

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